COMPASS WEBSITE DIRECTORY

Compass – Links & Websites 

The UK’s Leading Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender (LGBT) Mortgage & Insurance Provider -We have several main areas of business which are detailed in the web links below. 

Gay Insurance, Gay Mortgages, HIV Insurance, HIV Mortgages

The  UK’s leading experts at arranging Mortgages and Life Insurance for LGBT clients and also for people living with HIV.

www.compassindependent.co.uk

Compass – Friends & Partners

Pink Finance  - Compass sponsor this LGBT Finance Magazine

Pink Finance is the UK’s leading LGBT Finance Magazine with articles, features and news blogs about Life Assurance and Mortgages.

www.pinkfinance.co.uk

NAM Aidsmap – Our nominated HIV Charity Partner

NAM works to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS.

They believe that, wherever you are in the world, having independent, clear and accurate information is vital in the fight against HIV and AIDS. It enables individuals and communities affected by HIV to protect themselves, care for others, advocate for better services and challenge stigma and discrimination.

They produce useful information that you can trust, and make sure it is there for anyone who needs it.

www.aidsmap.com

Baseline Magazine – The Leading UK HIV & Hepatitis Magazine

BASELINE is a community magazine for people living with or affected by HIV & Hepatitis.

They have regular positive writers who contribute their own personal experiences, topical news from UK to global. There are pages of treatment information covering current and future medications, lifestyle, diet and psychological support. They aim to give essential information and support to everyone affected by HIV in the UK.

www.baseline-hiv.co.uk

Compass – Useful Gay Web Links 

So So Gay – LGBT UK Lifestyle Magazine 

So So Gay is the most popular and fastest-growing online LGBT lifestyle magazine in the UK. SSG aims to talk about things that really matter to gay people throughout the UK, and to publish original work by some of the UK’s best up-and-coming LGBT writers every day of the week.

www.sosogay.co.uk

Gay Star News – Global LGBT News Website

Gay Star News: the world’s first LGBT news, entertainment and travel site, updated 24-7. If you want the latest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, news, entertainment, and travel content then Gay Star News (GSN) is for you. GSN has an international team dedicated to quality journalism.

www.gaystarnews.com

Pink News – UK LGBT News Website

PinkNews covers religion, politics, entertainment, finance, and community news for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community in the UK and worldwide. Founded to produce broadsheet quality journalism for the LGBT community, we cover politics to theology in an intelligent manner.

www.pinknews.co.uk

Compass – Charity Web Links 

Stonewall – The Leading Lesbian, Gay and Bi Sexual Charity

Stonewall is renowned for its campaigning and lobbying.  Some major successes include helping achieve the equalisation of the age of consent, lifting the ban on lesbians and gay men serving in the military, securing legislation allowing same-sex couples to adopt and the repeal of Section 28.

www.stonewall.org.uk

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation is a vibrant charity with a wide portfolio of well-established services and a rapidly developing range of new initiatives aimed at meeting the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. They campaign for a fair and equal society where all lesbian, gay and bisexual people can achieve their full potential, and their mission is‘Ending Homophobia, Empowering People.’

www.lgf.org.uk

LGBT History Month – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans History Month 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. LGBT HM is celebrated in February in the UK but their work to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia continues throughout the year. Education is especially important to achieving this so much of their work focuses on schools.

www.lgbthistorymonth.org.uk

London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard –  Calm Words When You Need Them Most

London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard is a voluntary organisation with charitable status, whose aim is to provide an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.

Their values ensure that their services promote a positive attitude to being lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and are: -confidential, welcoming, supportive and non-judgmental.

www.llgs.org.uk

London Friend – LGB&T Health & Wellbeing

Established in 1972 London Friend is the UK’s oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans charity. They are here to support the health and mental well-being of the LGB&T community in and around London.

They offer counselling and support around issues such as same-sex relationships, sexual and gender identity and promoting personal growth and self-confidence. They are also home to Antidote – the UK’s only LGB&T drug and alcohol service. Their social groups provide a safe space to meet and socialise as an alternative to the bar and club scene.

www.londonfriend.org.uk